Last Updated: 1 June 2018
Collection of Information
Information You Provide to Us:
We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you submit personal information through our websites, participate in a contest, survey, or promotion, request customer support or information about our products, or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, postal address, phone number, location, and any other information you choose to provide.
Information We Collect Automatically When You Use the Services
When you access or use our Services, we automatically collect
information about you, including:
- Log Information: We log information about your use of our websites, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address, and the page you visited before navigating to our Services.
- Device Information: We collect information about the computer or mobile device you use to access our websites, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device
identifiers, and mobile network information.
- Location Information: We collect information about your location when you enable location services when you visit our
- Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking
Technologies: We use various technologies to collect information, and this may include sending cookies to your computer or mobile device. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us to improve our Services and your experience, see which areas and features of our Services are popular, and count visits. We may also collect information using web beacons (also known as “tracking pixels”). Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our Services or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness, and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon.
- Information We Collect From Other Sources
We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Services. For example, we may collect information about you from third parties, including but not limited to mailing list providers and publicly available sources.
Use of Information We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:
Provide, maintain, and improve our Services;
Provide and deliver the products and services you request;
Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
Respond to your comments, questions, and requests, and provide customer service;
Communicate with you about products, services, offers, promotions, rewards, and events offered by MyArea and others, and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you;
Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our Services;
Personalize and improve the Services and provide advertisements, content, or features that match user profiles or interests;
Process contest entries and surveys;
Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better service; and Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.
MyArea is based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by U.S. law. By accessing or using the Services or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the U.S. and other countries.
We may share the information we collect about you, including location information, with MyArea clients (i.e., local businesses that advertise on MyArea websites.) For information about how those local businesses use and disclose information about you, please consult the privacy policies of those local businesses.
We also may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this
With select partners so that those partners may provide you with relevant offers unless you opt out of this type of sharing following the instructions below;
With vendors, consultants, and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf;
In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law, regulation, or legal process, or as otherwise required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation;
If we believe your actions are inconsistent with the spirit or language of our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of MyArea or others;
In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company; and With your consent or at your direction, including if we notify you through our Services that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information.
We may also share aggregated or de-identified information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you.
The Services may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook “Like” button), [which let you share actions you take on our Services with other media, and vice versa]. The use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.
Advertising and Analytics Services Provided by Others
MyArea takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
Your Choices Cookies
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Services.
- Promotional Communications
You may opt out of receiving promotional emails or text messages from MyArea by following the instructions in those emails or text messages or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following disclaimer is required for legal compliance.
"This site is being monitored by one or more third-party monitoring software(s), and may capture information about your visit that will help us improve the quality of our service. You may control the data being collected from your visit by visiting www.smartpixl.com through a universal consumer options page located at http://smartpixl.com/T/unsub.html."
To opt out of having information about you shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes, please email to email@example.com.